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Feb 18, 2013 3:00am PST
him. we have the technology. >> reporter: is now reality. this doctor spent 25 years working on a medical marvel you have to see to believe. >> i committed myself to developing a new way, a new approach. so those who are blind can have a foreseeable solution. >> reporter: it's the first fda approved eye implant. it's just a video camera attached to eye glasses. wirelessly transmitting images to the brain. it won't fully restore vision, but the fda says it may allow people to detect light and dark in the environment. essentially, the blind can see something, again. >> one of the things i can do now is laundry. my husband had to put the colored clothes together in a pile and with the glasses i can do that myself. >> reporter: cathy blake is 61. and has been blind for 23 years, but after a two-hour search, she has a new perspective. >> the glasses really help me be more outdoors with mobility, walking. >> reporter: right now the device is only approved for retinitis pigmentosa. a rare genetic disease that causes complete vision loss. only 100,000 people in the u.s. suffer from i
Feb 18, 2013 2:30am EST
and magic. but technology makes films seem even more fantastic. >> the film "brave" by pixar, despite the process, it's movie with familiar themes. here's abc's bob woodruff. >> reporter: here's what happens when you combine a disney style fairy tale with a healthy dose of pixar movie magic. "brave," the epic tale of a not so fair princess named meredith. armed with a bow and arrow, she's a fiery red added lass whose battle is more with her mother, who is unhappy that unlike other disney princesses, she has no intention of marrying a prince. she's more interested in fighting for her freedom. the director mark andrews knows a thing or two about freedom. his job description includes shooting bows and arrows. he gave us a rare glimpse inside pixar in the place he calls an office. >> when i came on board the film, this is all the stuff i do normally at home and on weekends just to have a good time or exercise. >> reporter: this is how the film makers actually researched "brave." he wanted his animators to know how it felt to hold the weight of a sword to re-create that reality. this is no
Feb 11, 2013 3:00am PST
online news and blogs into video. so, it's using this avatar technology. so whatever you see online you can turn it into your own personalized news anchor. so, guide has hundreds of news anchors. you can pick which one you would like to use. meaning, one day there will be no need for me and you, diana, because people can go online and -- >> get their news from a cartoon with pink hair? she's real credible. i always wanted to dye my hair pink. what am i doing trying to be credible up here? i saw a dog, too. what is that about? >> we need job security, folks. don't do that. avatars doing our job one day? that's terrible. >> that's terrible. >>> you need to just relax. because there is a new growing research that says more daytime workouts, short afternoon naps, longer sleep hours, more time away from the office, and longer, more frequent vacations, boosts productivity. >> all things we don't have on this shift. >> and health. we have to get a memo out. >> the more relaxed and productive you are. >> i'm going to take a nap. >>> and all you makers mark drinkers out there, they cannot keep u
Feb 14, 2013 2:35am EST
's the love that counts. 62% of couples will utilize some form of technology to share valentine's day messages. >> 30% of women in relationships think the holiday is overrated. i don't agree with that. >> i know. >> i like the pageantry. >> there were just shy of 1 million divorces in 2012. >> i don't want to end on that. >> sometimes you've got to realize the love is over. >> in west virginia, in valentine's day spirit, there were no flowers, no chocolate for this family. but how about this? a pink cow. matt mcclain wanted to do something different and he succeeded. >> he pulled out his paint rush and went to town on smoky. the farm owner painted his cow for his 5-year-old daughter who likes pink. she later revealed she meant pink the singer, not the color. >> strawberry milk all day and all night from that cow. >>> this morning on "world news now," in fear for their lives. the couple taken hostage by christopher dorner speaks out, revealing 15 minutes of terror. >> tied up and held at gun point. they say he told them they were a means to an end. it's thursday, february 14th. >> from abc news
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